The Center Hosting Bowling Fundraiser

The Center in Asbury Park is hosting its Spring Fling Sun., March 31 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Lanes at Sea Girt. The event offers free bowling and open pool tables. Donations will be accepted for The Center, an outreach and support facility for those with HIV/AIDS. Those who bring a donation will […]

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Ready to Park? Enter Your License Plate Number

Asbury Park continues to improve the parking experience for residents, employees and visitors and recently completed the launch of the new license-plate recognition system to allow for transition to Pay-by-Plate public parking. Parking pay stations were converted to the Pay-by-Plate configuration in mid-February, and now, with the recent conversion of the mobile app (www.asburyparkapp.com), the […]

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Golf Course Reopening for Season in Ocean

The William F. Larkin Golf Course at Colonial Terrace, 1003 Wickapecko Dr., in the Wanamassa section of Ocean Township opens for the season Sat., March 30. This  municipal regulation nine-hole golf course offers more than 2,600 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par 35. Hours are 7 a.m. to dusk, seven days […]

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Cat Killer Sought by Authorities

Law enforcement officials are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individual responsible for the cruel killing of two cats in Asbury Park this week. Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said a joint investigation by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office SPCA Division and the Asbury Park police department began on Mon., Feb. 18  after […]

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Neptune Moves School Elections to November

By DON STINE Neptune school officials have decided to move the Board of Education elections to November instead of April, when they were traditionally held. Neptune is one of just a small number of municipalities in New Jersey that still held its school board elections in April.  State lawmakers passed legislation in 2012 that allowed […]

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Renowned Scientist Speaking at InfoAge

Scientist Kimberly Kowal Arcand, the Visualization Lead for NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory, headquartered at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will be speaking at the InfoAge Science Center in Wall Township on March 9 at 2 p.m. Her talk is entitled How to Color the Universe, in 2D and 3D. Arcand is an award-winning […]

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Migration Enriched the Entire Shore Area

By DON STINE  Migration has a long history and it is still occurring today, and “Black Migrations” was the central theme of Neptune’s 15th annual Black History Celebration Sat., Feb. 16. Neptune Mayor Carol Rizzo said that migration is “an important conversation.” “A number of folks came north during the Great Migration and this led […]

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